Roman Catholic Diocese of Temuco

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Temuco (Latin: Temucen(sis)) is a diocese in the city of Temuco in the Ecclesiastical province of Concepción in Chile.

Diocese of Temuco

Dioecesis Temucensis

Diócesis de Temuco
Interior Catedral Temuco.jpg
Cathedral of St. Joseph
Location
CountryChile
Ecclesiastical provinceConcepción
MetropolitanConcepción
Statistics
Area17,474 km2 (6,747 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics (including non-members)
(as of 2010)
590,000
382,000 (64.7%)
Information
RiteLatin Rite
Established1908 (114 years ago)
CathedralCathedral of St Joseph in Temuco
Current leadership
PopeFrancis
BishopVacant
Metropolitan ArchbishopFernando Natalio Chomalí Garib
Bishops emeritusManuel Camilo Vial Risopatrón Bishop Emeritus
Website
obispadodetemuco.cl

HistoryEdit

  • 1908: Established as Mission “sui iuris” of Temuco from the Diocese of Concepción
  • 18 October 1925: Promoted as Diocese of Temuco

BishopsEdit

Auxiliary bishopEdit

Other priest of this diocese who became bishopEdit

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